News for England South-West – 10 April 2016

| April 8, 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Today and next Sunday North Bristol Amateur Radio Club is holding an open net on GB3BS from 7pm. On Friday there’s a relax and chat evening plus operating and training classes. Details from Mat, G7FBD, via email to

The SouthWest Cluster is holding further experimental nets on the DMR Network, Slot 2, Talk Group 950, from 6pm tonight and next Sunday, operating simultaneously on GB7AA, GB7BS, GB7FI, GB7TC, GB7JB, GB7SD and GB7DR and, when internet connections are established to the sites, GB7CW, GB7KT and GB7MJ. The organisers wish to point out that the SouthWest Cluster network is independent of the DMR-marc network.

Yeovil Amateur Radio Club is holding the 32nd QRP Convention at Digby Hall, Sherborne from 9.30am today. On Thursday there’s a debrief session and Morse practice by G3MYM. Details from Rodney Edwards, M0RGE, on 01935 825 791.

Exeter Amateur Radio Society is having an antenna tuner workshop on Monday. Tuesday sees the monthly net on GB3EW from 7.45pm. Contact Nick, M0NRJ, on 01363 775 756.

Thornbury and South Gloucestershire Amateur Radio Club is on the air on Wednesday. The club net is on Friday. For details, email night

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Weston-super-Mare Radio Society is holding a construction and operating alongside a natter night. Details from Paul, G3SDH, via email to

On Tuesday Mid-Somerset Amateur Radio Club is planning for IMD and MOTA. Contact David Edwards, G8BFV, on 01749 670 085.

On Tuesday Plymouth Radio Club is having a practical session on building an end fed multi-band antenna plus fitting and soldering N type and BNC plugs. More information from David Beck, 2E0DTC, by email to

On Thursday South Bristol Amateur Radio Club is holding a cheese and wine evening. Details from Andrew Jenner, G7KNA, on 07838 695 471.

On Friday Torbay Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. For more information contact Dave, G6FSP, by email to

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands